Tag Archives: Pacific

Pacific Dawn Crew Member Sentenced to Over Five Years in Jail for Rape

A crew member from Vanuatu was sentenced to five years and eight months in jail on Tuesday after he was found guilty two months ago of raping a co-employee during their employment for P&O Cruises’ Pacific Dawn. A court in Vanuatu … Continue reading

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Chinese Tariffs on Pacific Northwest Seafood Could Hit Alaska Hard

Commercial fishing is full of variables and risk; extreme weather, aging fleets, dwindling stocks, fish migration, and climate change to name just a few. However, economic issues have a way of overshadowing everything when they arise. This summer, commercial fishermen … Continue reading

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Pacific Harvester Crewman Suffers Hand Injury In Prince William Sound

An 18 year old Alaska Fisherman suffered a hand injury while working aboard the Pacific Harvester.  The vessel was fishing in Prince William Sound.  The captain of the Pacific Harvester contacted the Coast Guard for emergency medical evacuation of the … Continue reading

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Search Suspended for F/V Pacific Knight Crewmember

It is with great sadness that we report that the search for missing crewmember John Phillips, 59, of Juneau, Alaska, has been suspended. Phillips was reported missing after the F/V PACIFIC KNIGHT capsized and sank near Clark’s Point in Bristol … Continue reading

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Crewmember Suffers Severe Hand Injury Aboard F/V PACIFIC HARVESTER

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an 18-year old crewmember on Thursday, July 26th after he suffered a severe hand injury aboard the F/V PACIFIC HARVESTER. The vessel was located in Prince William Sound, Alaska at the time of the incident. … Continue reading

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